A BRIEF HISTORY OF THOUGHT: A Philosophical Guide to Living – Luc Ferry (2011)

A Brief History of Thought by Luc Ferry is a fascinating account of the history of western thought.  Ferry begins by answering the thorny question, “What is philosophy?”  One of the answers that emerges has to do with the so-called quest for salvation.  Ferry brilliantly surveys the history of philosophy and presents various answers to theContinue reading “A BRIEF HISTORY OF THOUGHT: A Philosophical Guide to Living – Luc Ferry (2011)”

GODFORSAKEN – Dinesh D’Souza (2012)

Dr. Dinesh D’Souza serves as the President of King’s College.  He is also a prolific writer.  His newest work, Godforsaken picks up the theme of human suffering and the problem of evil.  It is clear from the outset that the author is familiar with the various attempts to resolve the so-called “Achilles heel of theContinue reading “GODFORSAKEN – Dinesh D’Souza (2012)”


“Who am I and what is my purpose?”  “How should I live and how can I determine right from wrong?”  “On what basis can I answer these questions?”  “What is the truth?”  And, “Who is my final authority?”  Questions like these do not have simple answers.  Rather, they demand deep thinking and philosophical spade work.Continue reading “SHOULD CHRISTIANS STUDY PHILOSOPHY?”

THE GAGGING OF GOD – D.A. Carson (1996)

The Gagging of God seeks  to equip Christians to be intelligent, culturally sensitive, and to remain faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ.  In general the book argues that philosophical pluralism (also coined religious pluralism) may be the most dangerous threat to the gospel since the rise of the Gnostic heresy.  Thus, the central purposeContinue reading “THE GAGGING OF GOD – D.A. Carson (1996)”


Cultivate the Christian mind and worldview (Matt. 22:37) Understand a unified view of truth and a biblical epistemology (John 14:6) Lead prisoners out of the darkness and into the light (John 8:34; Eph. 2:1-10) Tell the truth by engaging people with love and boldness (Acts 17:30-31) Undermine worldly ideologies (2 Cor. 10:5) Recognize cultural trendsContinue reading “THE VERITAS CREDO”